Summary of NICE’s 2018 guideline on the management of COPD. Includes management of complications, and a useful treatment algorithm for inhaled therapy.
A clear and concise summary of GOLD’s 2019 strategy on COPD diagnosis, management, and prevention. Includes COPD assessment and treatment algorithms.
What care should asthma patients expect? Share this NICE information for the public with your patients
A practical summary of NICE recommendations on managing chronic asthma in children, young people, and adults, including three management algorithms
A concise summary on the initial assessment, diagnosis, and monitoring of asthma in adults, young people, and children. Includes assessment algorithms
This CPD activity consists of 7 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) designed to test your knowledge on choosing the appropriate inhaler device for your patient—you will then be prompted to reflect on your learning.
This CPD activity consists of five multiple-choice questions designed to test your knowledge on malnutrition in patients with COPD.
This CPD activity consists of 8 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) designed to test your knowledge on the management of chronic asthma—you will then be prompted to reflect on your learning.
This CPD activity consists of 6 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) designed to test your knowledge on obstructive sleep apnoea—you will then be prompted to reflect on your learning.
With 15 years of expertise in spirometry, Chris Loveridge answers your questions about spirometry and emphasises the need to take a clinical history.
Jane Scullion provides some simple and practical advice on optimal inhaler device selection for adults and children.
Jane Scullion looks at the increasing complexity of the multitude of MDI and DPI devices that are available and the therapeutic options they offer.
Jane Scullion describes the symptoms, causes, and appropriate recognition of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA); discusses how to manage the condition in primary care; and covers relevant guidance from NICE, SIGN, and the DVLA.
This Guidelines for Nurses handbook provides summaries of the key guidelines for diagnosis and management of asthma.